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A depressed friend
« on: December 21, 2015, 02:05:16 PM »
Please remember a dear friend of mine, one of those who I taught in youth meetings some time ago and I love a lot has been going through some depression in his medical school time.  I pray the Mother of all comfort may comfort his soul.

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2015, 02:16:34 PM »

May the Lord ease his burden, grant him hope and strengthen him.
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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2015, 02:19:22 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2015, 02:31:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy on minasoliman's friend, and uplift him.

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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2015, 04:52:09 PM »
Lord have mercy. Warning: stories have mature content.

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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2015, 08:07:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2015, 12:40:53 AM »
Lord, bless his years in medical school and give him comfort.
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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2015, 01:45:04 PM »
Kyrie eleison
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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2015, 01:40:14 AM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2015, 05:29:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: A depressed friend
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2015, 12:51:36 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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